... house and business to business to collect lead to be recycled into ammunition
for the troops. Even the ballasts on his ships were stripped of lead to be donated
to the war effort. When the war ended, Morris' role had been seen as invaluable.
Author: Stephen Troy
Learn life lessons from the expertstwenty-five business leaders who made their marks but did so with a bit of a twist. In this series of profiles, author Stephen K. Troy takes a detailed look at people who walked down nontraditional paths to achieve success. Many of these leaders are no longer celebrated or remembered, but their achievements changed the course of business and continue to influence society. Youll learn about the unassuming billionaire who gave away his entire fortune during his lifetime to better the world. Not everyone was so generous; one scoundrel stole billions. Some are more obscure than others, and this text brings their accomplishments to light. Leaders profiled include Aaron Burr, Henry Ford, John Ringling, Robert Morris, Frank Woolworth, Forrest Mars Sr., Daniel Ludwig, Iva Kreuger and many more. Whether you are a student, a business leader, or someone considering a career in business, youll be entertained, informed, and educated as you read Business Biographies: Shaken, Not Stirred With a Twist.
My first, Business Biographies Shaken Not Stirred with a Twist, and the two
volumes of Would a Maharajah Sleep Here? were born from my two greatest
passions— my love for adventure and travel and the study of business history. I
Author: Stephen Troy
Whether you are a seasoned traveler, a luxury traveler, a budget traveler, or just a dreamer, the exploits of Steve and Leanne Troy will keep you fascinated and entertained. For more than twenty years, the Troys have traveled the world in five-star luxuries—flying first-class, staying in the finest hotels, and traveling the narrow streets of exotic ports of call in limousine style. Don’t be mistaken: Steve and Leanne start each day early in search of adventure and aren’t afraid to climb the highest mountain in the rain or to swim with sharks in the deepest oceans. Luxury and convenience only enhance their ability to do and see more than the average tourist. By day, you might find them hiking the trails of Machu Picchu or exploring the ruins of Petra. At night, they may be dining with a maharaja in India or getting their massages at the Royal Palm Resort in Dubai. Filled with luxury, history, and culture, Would a Maharajah Sleep Here? will delight any traveler.
biographical elements of how he came to “ discover ” jazz and to take it from the “
melting pot ” of many nationalities and folk tunes . ... With a very few but important
exceptions , jazz is not what is said ; it is the manner of saying it . . . with a twist ,
with a ... Jazz , he noted , stirred the whole body , increasing the heartbeat ,
raising the temperature , quickening respiration ... Jazz had the power to take
people out of a dull world , to shake them up , to give them an intoxication of
rhythm and ...
Author: Thomas A. DeLong
Publisher: New Win Pub
Presents a behind-the-scenes view of the life and musical career of legendary jazz musician Paul Whiteman, detailing his youth, early struggles, world acclaim, musical innovations, discoveries, and impact on the world of music